The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 68 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 4 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 1.92% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 2.01% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 11
Median daily rate £338 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
PHP Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
739 697 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.50% 95.48% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 462 370
Median daily rate £388 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Birmingham region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Birmingham region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (62.50%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) MySQL
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Web Development
5 6 (37.50%) HTML5
6 5 (31.25%) Unix
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) CSS3
7 4 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
8 3 (18.75%) CRM
8 3 (18.75%) Digital Media
9 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
9 2 (12.50%) User Experience
9 2 (12.50%) Java
9 2 (12.50%) TDD
9 2 (12.50%) OOP
9 2 (12.50%) OO
9 2 (12.50%) Ajax
9 2 (12.50%) jQuery
9 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (12.50%) Smarty

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Drupal
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BigMachines
1 1 (6.25%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) GitHub
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) CSS
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) CSS3
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) Mason
4 2 (12.50%) Smarty
5 1 (6.25%) Laravel
5 1 (6.25%) Symfony
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.25%) Visualforce
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Digital Media
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Web Development
2 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Development
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Secure Coding
5 1 (6.25%) Ticket Management
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
4 1 (6.25%) Clojure
4 1 (6.25%) PHP 5
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (6.25%) Siebel
1 1 (6.25%) Zend